Tagged with anxiety

Suicide vs. Depression

Warning: this is going to be a pretty intense and deep post. Something that I’ve been pondering the last few weeks, is that I am curious to know if it’s possible for someone to be suicidal without necessarily being depressed? I kinda want to know people’s opinions on this before I spitball my thoughts, but … Continue reading

This one’s about Courtney

So, you remember the post I did a few weeks ago about that beautiful girl I knew through association who was lost to depression and suicide? Well, as a part of mental health week, Triple J have been discussing anxiety and depression with loads of people and all sorts of battles and ways to overcome … Continue reading

Sign your name; help save lives.

I know my blog doesn’t reach a great deal of followers, and that’s fine. But I really want to stress the awareness I want to help create about depression. For those of you that follow me regularly or semi-regularly, you would have remembered a post about an optimist with depression after I heard about the … Continue reading

What It’s Like To Be Optimistic And Depressed At The Same Time

What It’s Like To Be Optimistic And Depressed At The Same Time

Originally posted on Thought Catalog:
dannyrozenblit Being a very happy, optimistic person with depression is a strange combination. When there is talk of someone struggling with depression, most people assume they’re miserable. They can’t laugh, they can’t smile, they can’t enjoy themselves, they don’t feel happiness. Depression can be enveloping, it can take over your…

Laughter Is The Best Medicine

Yesterday afternoon, as I was on my way to uni, I started feeling this anxiety creep up on me. I’m not too sure where it came from or what it was about because nothing had happened to me or I wasn’t stressing about going into the city, or uni or whatever (which is slightly odd … Continue reading

Presence

Why does peoples presence give us all sorts of emotions, thoughts and attitudes? They’re only people right? Case: there I was, getting back to being myself for the first time in months. I had a good day, caught up with two friends before I leave for a month, then I get home and see someone … Continue reading

Sunday Night Blues

Ahhh…it’s that time of the week again where I feel all kinds of weird feelings. For those people who follow my instagram account at all would be well acquainted with the fact that almost every Sunday night I post a photo that correlates to my #sundaynightblues. Oh god, did I just hashtag on my blog?! … Continue reading

Breathing

Sometimes I don’t think I breathe properly. In fact, sometimes I have to consciously remember to breathe. I think it’s a bit of an anxiety thing, like when I get anxious I forget how to breathe properly and have to remind myself to breathe in and out, preferably deep ones as to calm my anxiety. … Continue reading

Anxiety

My anxiety is getting the better of me now. I’m feeling a million and one different emotions, and none at the same time. I just want to shower and jump into my bed curled up into a ball and clear my mind, body and soul so I can feel human again. I feel like I … Continue reading